Salman Rushdie's latest novel, The Enchantress of Florence, is a highly imaginative, historical novel that spans Mughal India and Renaissance Florence. It's about the uses of power, both the wielding of banal political power and the seductive power of beauty and art. Rushdie is the author of nine other novels including the Man Booker winning Midnight's Children, The Moor's Last Sigh and The Satanic Verses. Stuart and Brendan Woods caught up with Rushdie this summer in Toronto.
Stuart Woods is a journalist living in Toronto. Brendan Woods is a producer also living in Toronto. Yes, they are brothers, both in the biological and spiritual sense of the word.
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